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, as well. some clouds into san jose, 57 degrees. 51 in santa rosa. 54 degrees and cloudy skies into san francisco. these temperatures really taking a nosedive today. yesterday, we had some 70s and mid-80s again. but that sea breeze kicking in these numbers are going to drop about 9 to 15 degrees from yesterday's highs. if you think today is cool, just wait until tomorrow. we are going to throw in some rain too. we'll have more on that coming up. l have more on that coming but right now let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> could have an interesting morning commute. right now, though, things are quiet. if you are heading into san francisco, from the east bay, this is a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. obviously no metering lights, still before 5:00 this morning. everything is cruising all the way across the upper deck. let's go to our other live traffic cameras. chp issued a travel advisory a few hours ago on the golden gate bridge. they say that fog is an issue and you can see it in our traffic camera this morning. limited visibility and they say it's on all the approaches, as
. >>> back from thanksgiving break in full force. teachers in san jose's evergreen district are protesting, trying to pressure the district to return to the bargaining table. but the district says no deal. nbc bay area's kris sanchez joins us from san jose this evening. kris, why not return to the bargaining table? what is the problem here? >> reporter: hi there, raj. hopefully you can hear me over the chanting. this is a very serious group about getting their message out. we estimate as many as 400 teachers and supporters turned out today to make their point to the district that they need to return to the bargaining table. they are trying to get their community also to put the pressure on the district. the teachers march carrying signs, getting honks and hollers of support along the way. after the last contract negotiating session in october, the district asked the public employer relations board to declare an impasse, setting the ball in motion for a mediator to help decide the next contract with the district. the district said it cannot afford a 1% pay raise for teachers, and can no lon
who will be san jose's top cop? crime is high and nbc has learned of two names that may potentially replace him. one is the chief from fresno. another is sacramento chief brazil. brazil is set to retire next month. marianne joins us with the latest on the search. >> reporter: in just a few minutes at 6:30 you can come to the community center and voice your opinion about ha type of qualities you would like to see in the new san jose police chief. it's the first of several throughout the city. >> san jose's new top cop will grapple with rising crime, shrinking budgets and declining moral. that's just the beginning. the last four police chiefs have all come from within the department. some say it's time to try a new approach. >> the problems need to be solved by an outsider who will take a fresh look at the way business is done in san jose. >> kenneth kelly, a former board member of san jose crime stoppers hopes the new police chief will commit to staying on the job at least five years. >> we need to hire a police chief who really understands diversity. who really gets the notion. this
residents of a san jose apartment complex will return today to see what is left after a fire last night left them hopeless. red cross is helping families from four units, two units destroyed by fire 8:30 last night, two other units unliveable due to water damage and lack of electric. firefighters say the flames broke out in a roof area possibly related to a fireplace. one man says he's thankful that a neighbor pounded on his door he was able to get his family and pets out safely. >> [ inaudible ] >> one fire captain was admitted to the medical center overnight for observation. >>> it is black friday the day retailers hope will put green in their pockets, first official day of the holiday shopping season likely to mean packed malls and traffic back-ups, paragon out lefts in livermore -- outlets in livermore is where we find katie marzullo. good morning i hope you left your credit cards home. >> reporter: good morning they are safely locked away in the live van. tempting though the strangest feeling here to not be alone. take a look behind us at the shoppers as they come and go. there are so m
the bay area. downtown san jose, wind and rain is passing through tonight. we have live team coverage and we start with our chief meteorologist bill martin. >> it is wet, cold out there and snow on the peaks around the bay area. the snow flurries showing up in the white there. come in close. the areas i am tracking towards the bridge. we will come in closer here. lose altose. -- lose altose. the rain is coming down. 14/100 inches an hour. heavy right now in this area. more scattered showers like this as we go into the evening and into tomorrow. when i come back, we will track that cell moving south and east towards san jose and more rain. i will see you back here. >> thank you. ktvu's john fowler is live where the fast moving rain hit first. john? >> reporter: we are in a cool spot and clear spot. i can see stars. temperatures here 49 degrees. i want to look that lights of san francisco. you can see how clear it is. that means it will be cold. all day long we were watching rain showers through the bay area. >> series of showers pelted the bay area after yesterday's 70s. today cold and
they still have mixed reviews. >> it's a bird, it's a plane, together, san jose airport staff say it's a deadly combination. >> if they intercept a bird upon departure or arrival here at our airport, it's streenlly dangerous -- extremely dangerous situation. >> reporter: airport staffers are taking a more aggressive approach in their battle against the birds. the city will vote on a proposed ordinance to allow employees and contracted biologists to shoot at birds to clear them from the air field. >> we trust the police officers in our cities with firearms, so if they're -- if they're protecting the passengers on the plane, that's what we need to do. >> reporter: but the idea of guns on the run ways doesn't fly with all the passengers. >> the issue if someone has a gun, where do the bullets end up. >> i think they should copy looking for -- i think that firearms is a little dangerous. >> reporter: san jose's airport currently uses krker guns or noise makers but that isn't working of the airport reported 180 bird strikes since 2009. now the fas a is requesting -- faais requesting st
valleys. 54 degrees now in san francisco. 57 in san jose. 51 in santa rosa. high pressure now giving way to that trough that's sitting along the coastline that's ushered in the sea breeze and cooler temperatures for today. these numbers taking a nosedive from yesterday's highs. in fact, yesterday we had some 70s and some 80s. today, a good 5 to 15 degrees cooler outside. and by tomorrow, even cooler and maybe some rain too. we'll talk more about that in a few minutes. let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> reporter: tomorrow morning could be slick. out the door right now dry and quiet. i think people are still recovering after last night's big election. everything so far, so good up the nimitz. this is a live look in the east bay. northbound traffic 15 minutes between 238 and the maze. to the south bay now these are live drive time sensors you can see traffic moving at the limit 280 guadalupe parkway and 101 and back towards the east bay a quick look through danville southbound 680 moving fine through the san ramon valley. that's traffic. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> california
assessment in the deadly san jose crime spree is in custody. how friends and family are remembering the victim. >> and in the world of weather, we are starting out with a world of fog in the bay area. dense fog advisories are posted. that will change as the day goes on and so will the weather, midweek. we will have the details. >> and way it may be time to think small for your holiday shopping. why your neighborhood businesses probably need a lot more love than just one year. >>> thank you for joining us. i am anne makovec. >> and i am bill clinton. we have -- matte. we -- bill ma tear. we have a lot of new to talk about. on the verge of going out of business what, does it mean for marketing, eating and jobs. >>> i am phil matier. a second suspect is now in custody in a deadly crime spree in san jose. >> yes. friends and family are honoring a 22-year-old victim this weekend. police used this sketch to track down a suspect. he is 15, hiding at a home in concord. 's minor and booked now in jew nile hall. his name has not been released since he is a minor. this is a cervical photo o
in livermore, foggy 54 in san francisco, low clouds into san jose at 56 degrees. looks like that ridge of high pressure that brought the nice weather is giving way and that trough beginning to dig in off the coastline so some much cooler temperatures on the way for today. yesterday, we had some 70s and 80s once again. today in the afternoon, these numbers only in the 60s. maybe the low 70s. and a chance of rain is on the way, too. we'll have more on that in a moment. right now let's check with elizabeth in traffic. >> right now we are enjoying drive weather. quiet on the roads until just the last few minutes. word of an accident an overturn possible injury crash southbound 17 approaching hamilton avenue. that's in campbell leaving san jose. two lanes are blocked southbound highway 17. northbound looks okay and if you are traveling in the east bay, this is a live look at the nimitz 880 through oakland, past the oakland coliseum. still free and clear and no fog to slow you down. that's a different story in milpitas. you can see this better now. westbound 237 leaving milpitas towards san jose 7 m
into san jose this morning. been watching this cell making its way further southward. a few minutes ago in milpitas, now into san jose and alum rock. looks like it's what we'll expect to see throughout the day today as we seal scattered showers, then sunshine, a more scattered showers possible. we may get the back side of this system you can see one little wave of energy moving through here. that drags through overnight bringing thunderstorms. behind that we dry out. but there's more to the north and that's the going to slide in our direction in the latter part of the day and overnight tonight. temperatures chilly outside right now. only 30s in toward the santa rosa area. you have 40s elsewhere. by the afternoon these numbers staying well below the average. it will be a chilly day usually we are in the 60s and 70s, today wow it's going to be cold only highs in the 50s, elizabeth. bundle up. >> i know. yeah. pack your chains if you are heading up to the sierra and be extra careful on the roads. it's slick everywhere include at the bay bridge toll plaza. delays now at least in those outer
showers move toward the south bay, san jose and sunnyvale reporting rain. more of the forecast coming up. >> ama: let's get to cornell bernard, live in millbrae. reporter: we have seen a lot of wet, wild weather all across the bay area tonight, and as leigh mentioned, not over yet. but it is creating a bit of stress for the folks from the north bay to daily city. >> the rain began falling in the north bay about 6:00. getting the attention of these neighbors who live in marin mobile home park, a place which has flooded in years past. >> neighbors have lost cars in flooding in the post, and homes have been damaged. and i lost a bunch of christmas decorations. >> with the high tides and the rain, it could flood. >> there's nothing you can do yeah. it's kind of a helpless feeling. reporter: park residents are ready for rain and high water. lots of sandbags are on standby just in case. >>> this is what happens when high tide meets rain runoff. 101 and 1 was flooded on saturday. business owners were loaded with sandbags to keep the water away and it worked. by nightfall, a new downpour sent
the woman from a shopping center in have a layio. he faces 10 felony counts. police in san jose are searching for two men who held up a jewelry store at gunpoint. two armed men, wearing masks and hood sweatshirts entered the store about 10:15 this morning. police say they approached the store owner who also had a gun, and the three exchanged gunfire. the would-be robbers then took off empty-handed. >> we have officers looking for witnesses. others are searching for video that could possibly help us in the investigation, and we also have officers canvassing the area, looking for possible suspects. >> they're still trying to find the suspects. no injuries were reported. >>> san francisco general hospital is demanding compensation from the los angeles dodger for the treatment of brian toe. they are -- brian stow. they are seeking 1.2 million. >> i do think the level of care that i know he has received since over an entire baseball season now, the billed a up, and i do think that there is some negligence case that they probably have. >> the hospital wants the money from former dodge
jose's fame miss turkey trot -- famous turkey trot. we are in san jose in the middle of everything and i'm looking over your shoulder, this is one of the biggest thanksgiving day races in the country. >> reporter: yeah, that's right, and the costume contest is about to get underway. you can see there's some great costumes. there's indiana jones, we have super mario brothers, a robot. and even pacman, and it's going to be a lot of fun, judging is about to start, but in the next 45 minutes, the first race will begin. now, this is video of last year's turkey trot. it's the second largest race of its kind on thanksgiving day. a majority are participating in the 5 and 10 k. organizers have extended the deadline until 8:00 a.m., and we started seeing a lot more people starting to show up, and getting warmed up to race. >> i feel it's cool, like it's intimidated, but the fact that there are so many people you don't know, it's encouraging you to -- >> are you excited about burning calories? >> yeah, yeah. more excited about eating afterwards. >> reporter: all the registration funds raised
are going over san jose. some of that lighter rain. there is a lot of holmes system. 50s and 60s. 57, santa rosa, napa and fairfield. it's pretty mild. the system will work its way east and south. we will start to see clearing. the next system looks like its heading north. next good rain looks to be november 9th. 60s to near 70 on the temperatures. then afternoon sun, fog will be back, that inland fog, tulle fog which is thick thick thick but temperatures warming up. we set clocks back an hour sunday morning temperatures will be nice though the days are shorter. >> thank you. on to the coverage of sandy. new jersey's governor said the jersey shore he knew and loved may be a thing of the past. there is to much damage and rebuilding it back to the way it was may set it up for another disaster. many gas stations were forced to close. officials are running out of fuel to keep generators running. >>> this is new video out of new york city showing the thousands of people lined up to use buses. the line wraps around the new barkley center in brooklyn where tonight's scheduled opening basketball
as an employee. live in san jose, robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> california's fair political practices commission says backers of the effort to defeat proposition 30 illegally launders money. ktvu's consumer editor tom vacar is live now. >> reporter: that campaign thing is over right now, everybody has gone. the controversy very much remains. $11million spent to defeat prop 30 and pass prop 32. who wrote the checks is still unknown. the money trail leads back from the post office box of an arizona entity, to another called the center to protect patient rights, to another one called americans for job security. >> the money gone through three hands before it got to the arizona group and came to california. >> reporter: law can protect the identity of the person who funded the money. >> these particular organizations do not have to reveal their donors. >> reporter: unless prosecutors can prove a conspiracy to laundther money. >> looks -- launder the money. >> looks like there could be violation of the law. >> reporter: that would be a felony. >> money laundering is a lower level of offens
with his head down. he is accused of killing a man during an attempted carjacking and wounding a san jose cop after a spring of robberies. >> no, thank you. >> reporter: outside his court-appointed lawyer spoke to his state of mind. >> extremely remorseful. >> reporter: he and an accomplice allegedly robbed four san jose businesses then culled rory park pettaford while attempting to carjack him in a parking lot. they fired on an officer several times, bracing his belt and disabling his weapon. he crashed his car and was arrested while his partner escaped on foot. the crime spree could land him in prison for the rest of his life or worse. >> the murder of rory, that potentially is a life without the possibility of parole or a death penalty charge. there's not much more you can do to somebody after that. but the attempted murder of a police officer is a life offense in itself. >> reporter: despite a $20,000 reward on his head and an all-out police manhunt, the second suspect continues to allude capture. >> this is somebody but for the grace of god, this officer could have been killed. we h
services is looking into that latest incident. >>> the san jose police department is now getting new help from neighbors who are stepping up to the plate. neighborhood watch groups are forming and informing authorities about suspicious activity. recently, police arrested seven burglary suspects working with residents of san jose, all the result of people keeping their eyes and ears open. >> we always keep our eyes open for cars we don't or we are not familiar with, people we are not familiar with. we do try to keep in contact with our neighbors. >> there are dozens of websites and chat rooms devoted community watch. police say if you do see something suspicious, call 911 and don't take the law into your own hands. >>> new this morning, two people are dead and two homes completely destroyed in an explosion in indianapolis. the blast happened last night. witnesses say it was loud and thunderous and that residents say the neighborhood now looks like a war zone, with dozens of homes damaged. at least 200 people were taken to shelters. the cause of the explosion is under investigation. >>> and
-marts in san leandro, richmond, san jose and fairfield. some holiday workers are ignoring warnings they could face consequences if they walk off jobs or protest. last night protesting employees handed out leaflets and held signs complaining of low wages and unsafe working conditions. one told us you can't talk to wal-mart management about things they don't want to hear. >> if we go to management, we'll have a target on our back. wal-mart will retaliate against us. wal-mart has a zero tolerance for retaliation. >> most of the shoppers we saw ignored the protests. charges of retaliation are the subof a lawsuit before the national labor re-- subject of a lawsuit before the national laborñ6jíxÁrelations bore. we've compiled a list of -- stores you can browse the ads on abc7news.com, look under see it on tv. >>> if you get a text message saying you've just won a $1,000 gift card to target, look out with >> people hope and pray for a $1,000 gift ward, that would be great. >> several -- several in the bay area, including this reporter, received the bogus text claiming the recipient has won a $1,0
. in san jose, voters improve an increase in the minimum wage. >> dan: the moraga school district is back-pedaling tonight. a u.c. swim coach is suing the district for covering up her claims of sexual abuse several years ago by two teachers. they say her own carelessness or negligence may have played a role in what happened. she said she is outraged by the district's defense and today they issued a statement apologizing to her for any xiety or distress it caused and directed its attorney to withdraw that line of defense in the case. >>> we're back to the election for a few moments. voters torched the parcel tax in contra costa that was measure "q". that means fire stations will be closed. county will also scale back responses to low priority calls. >>> tens of thousands of workers in san jose will soon be getting a pay raise thanks to proposition "d". it passed with 59% of the vote. it will raise the minimum wage in the city to ten dollars from $8. workers have some san jose students to thank for their new pay raise. >> san jose becomes only the second city in the state to set the own min
four others in the hospital. the man hunt for the suspect wanted in his wife's death in san jose is over. how it came to an end late this afternoon. >>> and just how low will it go? the neighborhoods that will be freezing tonight with your pinpoint forecast. >>> good evening, i'm ann notarangelo. it is not something you expect when you put a family member into assisted living. two people living at the folden age villa in placer county died after eating soup made with mild mushrooms, don knapp on the mistake. >> reporter: on tuesday, a caregiver here picked some mushrooms found growing on the property and fed it to residents in a soup. two are now dead and four others including the caregiver are hospitalized. >> we ha no comment. >> can you just tell me what happened? >> no. thank you. >> thank you. >> reporter: it's a sad story but not unique. those here at the san francisco call center of the california poison control system have heard it often. especially this time of year. >> we get them almost every year where people go out, picking wild mushrooms. and wind up picking these d
and the heaviest rain is in east san jose. the showers are really coming down and they're coming down really strong. the rain fall rates were up and they have picked up in some spots along with the rain we are dealing with strong winds. fairfield had wins up to 20 mi. per hour. this could really improve and we may have hazardous driving conditions on the bridges. >> into 7:00 a.m. we will have had almost 2 in. of rain. a little bit over a half an inch for san francisco. we do have the potential for mudslides and flooding. this will be especially on sunday. >> we will start with an update from the dublin interchange. we have mike pelton who is covering this. westbound 580 was completely shut down for two hours. the chp estimate is 6:00 a.m. and there were able to get the lines open. >> this is solid red on the roadway and will soon man so that you can see this piece from some of the drivers. there is 3 mi. per hour drive for the west of cars. you this see that it is quite jammed up here. the back of reach all the way into the alta mount pass way. adjutancy 84 leading down to the pigeon pass way it w
of cancelled flights has doubled. airports at oakland and san jose are smaller and of course have clearer skies. they have either stayed nearly the same or in some cases are doing even better than 10 years ago on delays and cancellations. so it's not going to help sfo for this storm. but officials say this next gen, next generation as they call it, technology, will only work if all the planes in the sky at a given time have the technology. so otherwise, they go back into that familiar holding pattern. >> all right, joe vazquez at sfo, thank you. >>> heavy fog may have been a factor in a crash that killed a peninsula high school student. 14-year-old laila was hit by an suv as she rode her bike to woodside high school yesterday. she and the driver were both making a right turn at a redwood city intersection. but police say at this point it does not appear that either of them did anything wrong. they are looking into as i say whether the thick fog and poor visibility may have played a role. >>> so was einstein right? can you be in two places at once? a bay area politician under fire for some quest
're finally starting to see showers move toward the south bay, san jose and sunnyvale reporting rain. more of the forecast coming up. >> ama: let's get to cornell bernard, live in millbrae. reporter: we have seen a lot of wet, wild weather all across the bay area tonight, and as leigh mentioned, not over yet. but it is creating a bit of stress for the folks from the north bay to daily city. >> the rain began falling in the north bay about 6:00. getting the attention of these neighbors who live in marin mobile home park, a place which has flooded in years past. >> neighbors have lost cars in flooding in the post, and homes have been damaged. and i lost a bunch of christmas decorations. >> with the high tides and the rain, it could flood. >> there's nothing you can do yeah. it's kind of a helpless feeling. reporter: park residents are ready for rain and high water. lots of sandbags are on standby just in case. >>> this is what happens when high tide meets rain runoff. 101 and 1 was flooded on saturday. business owners were loaded with sandbags to keep the water away and it worked. by night
disparity. our computer predicts 10 times as much rainfall in san rafael than compared to san jose. so farther north the more rain you will receive. wait until you see how much sunshine i have in the forecast. that's coming up in about 10 minutes. >>> in the headlines, the pilot of a small plane walked away from from this crash around the san rafael airport. the pilot was the only one aboard. no word on the cause. >>> thieves took 27 computers from a bayview elementary school. the staff at george washington carver elementary school saw the desktop computers were missing this morning when they got to work. the computers were not insured. so the school is looking for donations so they can buy replacements. >>> nurses are on strike at ten bay area hospitals. the key issues include staffing levels and whether nurses can have paid sick leave. the walkout is planned for two days at 8 sutter hospitals and for today only at two hospitals in san jose run by another company. replacement nurses have been brought in to make up the difference. >>> the port of oakland could be re-opening in an hour
. >> not a big deal at all. >> also checked in, oakland international as well as mineta san jose. and live tonight in sfo, mike meback ktvu news. >> chief meteorologist bill martin is tracking the storms. a lot of rain this morning, what's next? >> there's more rain. we have raib coming. -- rain coming. that's the first but we're getting breaks. show you what i mean. this is what went through this morning. it was a little less potent. and we thought we may see an inch and a half of rain. and most places are tenth an inch. and it materialized close to 55 miles an hour. here's what i'm talking about. you see the gap, 5-600 gaps. that's the break we're talking about. things will have a chance to calm down before system number two rolls in here. this system right here, it's a little bit different in that it has moisture. it has a little bit -- it has more moisture. it has stronger dynamics than the last system. it will get here and have a huge impact on your friday morning commute. we'll have more on that. the bay area winds, we have gusts up to 42 miles an hour in places like san francisco. w
on paid administrative leave and we know that the mandied was a 37- year-old from san jose. one of the officers has been with the police department more than 20 years. the other is a three-year veteran. there are still a lot of unanswered questions this morning. we do not know why that man was naked, what provoked the attack, and what he was doing here in the first place. we know his wife was staying in this house with a roommate. the public information officer with fremont police says she believes this is the first officer-involved shooting of the year. this morning, central avenue is closed from glenmore drive. in fremont, elissa harrington, cbs 5. >>> it's the final day of campaigning for the two major presidential candidates. almost to the finish line. both men are hitting that important battleground state of ohio today. the "associated press" says it appears president obama has an edge toward the 270 electoral votes needed to win. it will likely come down to these six swing states represented by 83 electoral votes. here that talk about that susan mcginnis with a look at whe
breaking. 79 degrees at sfo. same in oakland, san jose, and santa rosa. 84 degrees. which was higher than the previous records. it was warm today and we have another warm day tomorrow. clear skies over night. fog is responsible near the coast line. sunny and warm tomorrow but changes later this week. what you can expect coming up. >>> new tonight at 11:00 three women arrested in the death of a child at a child care facility on october 23. police received a call reporting an infant not breathing. the boy was pronounced dead at the hospital. after a autopsy and investigation, they determined the baby was suffocated by bedding. three care givers were arrested today for involuntary manslaughter. all three are richmond residents. bail is $75,000. >>> coming up tonight, you could call it the ultimate absentee ballot, how astronauts are voting from space and the man who vandalized a muni bus appears in court. we will have details. >> coming up later in the broadcast, can the warriors keep it rolling in sacramento and if you missed it from yesterday, talk about an inspirational mome . >>> every s
shopper told me she and her family drove up from san jose just after thanksgiving dinner. >> it's all about the rush, you know? got to be here for the rush. got to get in with the crowd. it's really fun. so it's part of like culture, i guess, of thanksgiving. >> these outlets opened just two weeks ago. since then, it's been inundated with shoppers and cars. there's been a big traffic backup along the roadways and it doesn't look like it's going to ease up anytime soon. back out live here, you would forget that it's 5:00 in the morning because there are so many people just sort of walking around the stores here. you think that, no, they would be asleep. no, they are out here trying again to cash in on the deals and it's black friday but again, what's black friday? the stores opened at 10:00 last night. so i guess they are wasting no time. live in livermore, back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> a lot of best buy stores opened at midnight as you probably heard including one in san jose, santana row. >> whoo! >> and away they go. many people camped out for days to be among the first throug
, one of the suspects in a violent strings of crime in san jose will go in front of the judge for the first time. jonathan wilbanks is facing charges of murder, attempted murder and robbery. now, he and another man are accused of four robberies, a deadly attempted carjacking and a shooting that injured a police officer friday night. now, the two of them were caught on surveillance video at a 7/11 store where a man was shot and killed by the suspect. a $20,000 reward is being offered for information for the man who is still out there on the loose. >>> people in palo alto are being warned about two different scams involving energy and water services. the first one involves someone claiming to be from a gas company they claim a product they are selling lowers your bill. the city says the scammers often mention pg&e. that's not palo alto's utility company. the other scam involves a fake water leak insurance company and that will offer insurance against high water bills, they claim. >>> sal, this is your day. i mean, it's gonna be a busy day. >> i was trying to look at the chp list
. what a nice day in store for us which has already begun. looking out at san jose. maybe some haze there. we will have a full look at the forecast with christina. the news at 11:00 starts now. >>> good morning. thanks for being with us. i'm marla tellez. >> and i'm jon kelley. we begin with decision 2012 and the race for the white house. yes, one more day to go. the candidates making the final push in six swing states. >> in 25 minutes, president obama will be holding a rally in ohio. earlier this morning, he was in madison, wisconsin for another rally telling voters there, quote, it's time to finish what we started. the president will wind up election day eve in iowa. >> and meantime mitt romney is in virginia drumming up support there. he will soon head out to the richest prize, that, of course, being ohio. whoever takes ohio has a better shot to lock up that 270 electoral votes needed to claim the presidency. that is when we find nbc bay area's tracie potts with the latest. >> reporter: pulling out all the stops, governor romney takes aim at president obama this morning. >> you know w
for up to $15,000 for any tips that lead to an arrest. >>> the trial of a san jose principal could go to the jury today. lin endron is on trial for failing to report abuses against children. she admitted she knew about parents concerns with the teacher. the teacher was later arrested and charged with committing lewd acts on five children. >>> the man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and tell the jury he has no regrets. nathan burris defending tcharge that he killed two at the san mateo toll plaza. yesterday, he admitted he was the shooter and he said he still feels hatred for the victims. burris will return to the stand on monday. if convicted, he would be eligible for the death penalty. >>> a bay area mother will wait several more weeks to find if a bone fragment belongs to her missing daughter. a lab in arizona is testing the bone to see if it belongs to machaela garrett. the fragment was found several weeks ago, but the test results have been delayed. authorities will not say why. hayward police say it could be weeks before the results are back. >>> people are still struggling
. >> in the south bay san jose voters approved an increase in the city's minimum wage. here's measure d. you can see the difference in the vote 59%-40 within%. terry mcsweeney -- 59%-41%. >> reporter: amazing story a group of students here came up with the idea to raise the minimum wage. they were up against very powerful forces the chamber of commerce and the mayor. they were out-spent 2-1 and out-gunned but not out-done. daniel alba works in the state university book store for $8.50 an hour come january that goes up to $10. >> less stress over tuition and i don't know, being able to go out with friends and not worrying about how much i'm spending a week and manage my time >> reporter: a group of sociology students on the state campus created measure d. student alicia is a member of cafe j. a group that found inspiration meeting near the statue of san jose state 60s radicals carlos and smith. >> if you believe in something you can succeed we are part of history saying us community members felt if we work hard, we play by the rules, we deserve a living wage. >> reporter: senator reed says he likes t
san jose. it's mild. this is not a cold system by any stretch of the imagination. when things clear out of here which will be later today and tonight there will be big-time valley fog. today we'll have to deal with the morning rain and clouds. windy up in the hills. very mild. the rain will taper off own very little clearing. am rain clouds and sun. 60s on the temps. now it looks good but i will tell you the fog will be thick as thieves as we head toward the north bay and east bay. otherwise coast and bay look good. sunny, dry, a little warmer there. >> thanks, steve. >>> a campus burglary cost cal thousands of dollars in stolen goods. what was stolen and why it's not the first time it happened. >>> black friday is coming and fan of the orange and black that means it's time for a little baseball. >>> northbound 280 traffic looks good. here in the south bay but we have a big problem in the east bay reported. we'll tell you more about that. >>> good morning. rain moving through. if it's ended it will still be cloudy and kind of misty and foggy. partial clouds later on. rain line movin
.com. >>> new at 5:00 a former san jose principal found guilty for failing to report suspected child sexual abuse by a teacher. jurors saying the principal did not want to believe such an ugly thing was true. cbs 5 reporter len ramirez is live outside the courthouse. len. >> reporter: elizabeth, i'm not sure if this has landmark status but this is certainly a very important case when it comes to mandatory reporters. those are the people who are in positions of responsibility to report crimes against children such as molest cases or abuse cases. now, in this case, the principal of o.b. whaley elementary school school lyn vijkayendran was found guilty for failing to report a suspected case of molestation that she knew about. craig chandly allegedly blindfolded and molested young girls in his classroom. after a parent reported her suspicions, vijkayendran confronted chandler but accepted his story it was about a helen keller lesson about blindness. a second child was then molested. here's what one of the jurors had to say about this case. >> when you have the responsibility of hundreds of chil
. the state department of social services is looking into the latest incident. >>> the san jose police department getting help from a source that has always existed, but now seems to be stepping up to the plate. neighborhood groups are forming. recently, police arrested seven burglary suspects working with residents of san jose. the result of people keeping their eyes and ears open. >> here we always keep our eyes open for cars we don't know, people we are not familiar with. we do try to keep in contact with our neighbors. >> there are dozens of websites and chat rooms out there devoted to community watch. police if you do see something, call 911 and don't take the law into your own hands. >> also new, two people dead and two homes completely destroyed. the blast happened late last night and witnesses say it was loud and thunderous. residents say that the neighborhood now looks like a war zone with dozens of homes damaged. at least 200 people were taken to shelters. meanwhile, the cause of the explosion is still under investigation. >>> and a powerful 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck th
,000 passengers used fso but they reported fog backing things up by as much as two hours. oakland and san jose have not released their numbers yet. >>> san jose is getting ready to make a controversial move and they are giving stafferrers and biologists the okay to shoot birds. for the most part they will use blanks but they only allow police and military to fire guns at the airport and there have been more than 180 air strikes since 2009 and the most recent was in june when siegels hit an airline jet. >>> dog owners are being paid to spay and neuter their dogs. coming up, where this is happening and how much money those owners can receive. >>> south bay, it is really clear but foggy north. >> all of your bay area bridges, except for the dumbarton and davis, vacaville, vallejo and san francisco. if you look at lafayette, you can see traffic is getting heavier towards oh written do and -- orinda and you can barely make out the headlights headed towards the mcarthur maze and give yourself some extra time. and at the bay bridge toll plaza, those metering lights are on so give yourself extra time
mother lives can expect her baby's risk of autism. >> why san jose airport wants permission to shoot guns off a oor. >>> local names being mentioned as a possibility for cabinet pofts. >> abc 7 news is here now with the look at the short list. mark?>hi >> they've got to be secretary of state and secretary of treasury. both planning to step down. >> the president has known for a while two are headed for the door. secretary of tress surey tim geithner and secretary of state hillary clinton ai. clear front runner for hillary clinton's job appears to be susan rice. >> she has done exyemp particulary work. >> the u.s. ambassador to the united nations is not without controversy. fight. >> it's been what this began was a spontaneous, not a premeditated response to what trance pired in cairo. >> that turned out to be bad information. the white house chief of staff thought to have the edge. but there is talk facebook chief operating officer cheryl sandburg could get the nod n the clinton administration she served as chief of staff to larry summers and sits on the president's job council and on th
. we may eclipse that in redwood city and also san jose. both checking in about 81 degrees. if that happens those will be records. otherwise it will get close but still, nice and warm all around the bay area. elizabeth? >> no matter what a nice fall day. thanks, lawrence. take you out live towards the bay bridge toll plaza. the metering lights are on now. so now we have delays in the cash and fast track lanes and already backing up beyond that first overcrossing. so yeah, didn't take long for things to jam up here. otherwise, looks pretty good across the upper deck. let's check in with mobile5. we have our a.c. transit mobile5 camera and you can see we put a camera on the front of an a.c. transit bus and right now they are driving across the upper deck of the bridge. traffic so far at the limit past the incline. elsewhere, we have cameras all over the bay area. here's one if you are heading towards the lower deck of the bay bridge. this is a live look approaching the skyway eastbound 80 near sixth. everything looks free and clear in the eastbound lanes. otherwise drive tim
pavilion in san jose. up to 2,000 people are expected to attend. he was investigating a fire last saturday when he lost consciousness and was taken to the hospital where he died. it was determined that he died of natural causes. he was 47 years old. >>> president obama is conevening a meeting to help those states battered by super storm sandy. the president traveled to hard hit areas on wednesday and today's meeting at the white house includes top aides, the head of fema and by the telephone, the governors of new york, new jersey and connecticut. and in this morning's weekly addressed. the president pledged to help storm victims to rebuild no matter how long it takes. >> as president, i promise them this, your country be there for you for as long as it takes to recover and rebuild. >> following this morning's meeting, they will fan out to tour damaged areas to make sure that necessary resources shall being provided. that includes gasoline because there's a shortage. and the long lines for gas still visible in some states. new jersey is actually rationing gas. >>> some people in new york ch
see 4-5 for santa rosa, san francisco, livermore as well as san jose. i'll break down these number for you and talk about the patchy fog and cool conditions outside your door at this hour coming up. >>> new this morning employees of railey's knob hills foods are on strike for the first time in the company's 77 year history. workers hit the picket line an hour ago. >> reporter: this knob hill store opened at 6:00 a.m. just as scheduled. if we take a peek inside here it looks pretty empty. there is only one person working all the cash registers. and that is because just about everyone else who works in this store, clerks, cashiers, produce workers, butchers they are on this picket line. workers with the united food and commerci workers union formed this picket line at 6:00 a.m. after negotiations between knob hill, railey's owners went beyond a sticking point. it isn't over pay but health benefits. the company wants to take away current and future retiree health benefits and one loyal 89-year-old customer who pulled up this morning and didn't cross the picket line because he was on s
their flights ahead of time. >>> more problems are surfacing for san jose's church and school. the san jose mercury news says a new lawsuit has been filed against the parish adding a second alleged victim of a former priest. the former priest was already the target of another lawsuit filed last year accusing hill of abusing a former student. >>> 7:14. we have breaking news to tell you about. we just got an e-mail from the white house announcing that tomorrow president obama will host a private lunch at the white house with mitt romney. there's no word yet on what the two formal rivals will be talking about. but the white house e-mail says it's the first chance they've had to meet since the election. >>> the election may be over but president obama is campaigning again. as ktvu's alison burns reports, the president wants public support for his plan for the fiscal cliff crisis. >> reporter: dave, the president is meeting with ceos, including those who backed mitt romney and then he will meet with middle-class families. he's trying to sell the plans for the fiscal cliff, those that kick in at
but it is on the shoulder. bart, muni, caltrain, all mass transit on time, no delays. if you are headed out, san jose highways, this is your traffic app, waze app, traffic is heavy north 101 through san jose. if you would like to navigate around, download this on the app store and google play and it is free. >>> 6:01. in less than an hour the polls open here. across the country voters are already casting ballots. among early voters mitt romney, new video just in romney emerged from his polling place in boston moments ago. he cast his rote in belmont, massachusetts. tonight he detail -- he will head to nearby boston. first last minute campaigning in ohio and pennsylvania both battle tkpwhrupbd states. president obama and the first lady are in chicago this morning. air force one arrived in the city last night following campaign stops in several battleground states. mr. obama will not be voting today he and the first lady cast their votes early. tonight election night party [ unintelligible ] >>> here in california one of the most closely watched races today will be prop 30. amy hollyfield joins you liv
out of san jose, and another out of oakland were canceled. a bay area woman says goodbye this halloween. the help she's going to provide in new york and how you can help here. >>> much of manhattan remains without power. but wall street is back in business thanks to generators. the new york mayor michael bloomberg range the opening bell at the stock exchange. bloomberg said we opening the markets is good for the city and the country. he said it is time for everyone to get back to work. both the dow, and nasdaq closed slightly lower. dropping 10 points a piece. some had feared volatility after the two day closure, but that didn't happen. ♪ [ music ] >>> the rain came down for many during the trick or treat festivities. right now, we've got rain throughout much of the bay area. still focused on the central part of the pay. san jose, and towards livermore, you remain dry. there's good news. scattered showers, heaviest rain so far has been in the north bay, where we've seen about an inch of rain. everybody else, a quarter of an inch. some areas about a half inch. some areas
possible child abuse by a teacher. matt keller is live now in san jose to explain how one juror felt the responsibility went beyond just the principal. matt? >> reporter: we've been covering this story for months, today, the trial ended inside this courthouse with a guilty verdict. stood and listened as a guilty verdict was read for failing 30 report possible child abuse. eventually, she sat down and wiped tears from her eyes. >> we needed to be able to send a message that their obligation is to report, not to investigate. >> reporter: prosecutors say a student in east san jose went with her mother to the then principal to report suspicious activity about craig chandler. they say instead of going to the police, the principal spoke with district officials in chanldz letter about the vexes -- chandler about the investigation. chandler was arrested in january and going to charge for sexually abusing five students, including one after the report. she was immediately sentenced to two years of court probation. about $600 in fines, and about 100 hours of community service. the jurors said t
abuse by a teacher. matt keller is live now in san jose to explain how one juror felt the responsibility went beyond just the principal. matt? >> reporter: we've been covering this story for months, today, the trial ended inside this courthouse with a guilty verdict. stood and listened as a guilty verdict was read for failing 30 report possible child abuse. eventually, she sat down and wiped tears from her eyes. >> we needed to be able to send a message that their obligation is to report, not to investigate. >> reporter: prosecutors say a student in east san jose went with her mother to the then principal to report suspicious activity about craig chandler. they say instead of going to the police, the principal spoke with district officials in chanldz letter about the vexes -- chandler about the investigation. chandler was arrested in january and going to charge for sexually abusing five students, including one after the report. she was immediately sentenced to two years of court probation. about $600 in fines, and about 100 hours of community service. the jurors said testimony during the
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it doesn't have a strong current of its own. >> san jose family, friends, family, coworkers, my family, we need to do this. this is going to help us to move forward. >> whatever the attitude, i'm fine with it. i'm not mad. i'm not that happy. but i'm not going to be -- that's not going to stop me from getting up in the morning and doing what i need do. >> reporter: ann notarangelo cbs 5 eyewitness news. >> and the polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. if you have an absentee ballot, do not put it in the mail. drop it off at a polling place or at the registrar's office tomorrow. >>> they are burning jet fuel and the midnight oil. it's so close, president obama and mitt romney are still fighting for every vote in the 11th hour. cbs 5 political reporter grace lee on what we can expect in the last few hours. >> reporter: expect a scramble for every vote and potentially a legal fight if this election is close as it's expected to be. there's so much at stake in this presidency, our economy, healthcare, and possibly supreme court justice appointments? >> so we've broken election day down hour
toll plaza clear going. and finally 280 in san jose same story. we really do anticipate staying this way throughout the morning. steve. let's check in with you. >>> tara, thank you much. we do have mostly clear skies. it could be a little bit of patchy fog. let's take a look at the totals. pretty good. santa rosa 5.61. almost 100%. they will be adding to that by the end of next week. the city 121%. this is a combination of mint hill which is the official reporting station and our observer mike he always tends to run a little heavier than the official reading. so i'm kind of fudging the numbers. it's close. four and a third. san jose only 61%. so take the san jose one with a grain of salt. to the north we have a lot of high clouds. storm track stays there until next week. it looks like the door will come in for rain. that could be about it. but again so far things are not popping up. they are out in the valley. but for us we'll keep an eye on things. a dry forecast. mild to warm. average high this time of year 61-65. or closer to about 64-70. we're running a little above on the h
for a deadly crime spree in san jose. the teenager could go to court today. he is accused along with 26- year-old jonathan wilbanks of a series of crimes that happened earlier this month. police say the two robbed four businesses, killed a man during a carjacking attempt, and had a shootout with police 10 days ago. >>> two would-be robbers had a surprise when they went into a jewelry store in east san jose and started shooting. the woman behind the counter apparently had a gun too. she fired back. no one was hit by any of the gunfire near king and story roads. but the two suspects ran out, sped away in a black suv without any stolen jewelry. >>> a san francisco sheriff's deputy pleaded not guilty to bank robbery charges. prosecutors say fingerprints and surveillance video linked 36-year-old the man to a holdup of a bank of america. he is free on bail. >>> it's 5:04. let's check the weather. apparently we need to get the galoshes out. >> armageddon is coming! >> maybe the canoes, too. today looks okay but it's tomorrow and thursday and friday and sat
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